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Important events in American labor history, 1778-1978

United States. Department of Labor.

Important events in American labor history, 1778-1978

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Published by The Dept. : for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Working class -- United States -- Chronology.,
    • Labor unions -- United States -- Chronology.

    • Edition Notes

      Cover title.

      StatementU.S. Department of Labor.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD8066 .U54 1979
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[36] p. :
      Number of Pages36
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4237862M
      LC Control Number80602346


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